Foundation Learning

Foundation Learning: Introduction to the Construction Industry

In Brief

Start Date / Duration

This course will start on Monday 2 March 2020 (Monday will be at The Hoyland Centre, Tuesday, work related activities) plus home based learning. This course runs for 17 weeks.

Entry requirements

There are no entry requirements

You will achieve

You will achieve Employability Level 1 qualification

Course overview

Based at The Hoyland Centre (High Croft, Hoyland, S74 9AF), the part-time study programme has been developed to attract and support 16-18 year olds (or 19-24 year olds with an EHCP) who might need encouragement and guidance to take that next step.

The  courses will run two days per week until July 2020 and has been created specifically for young people interested in entering the construction industry.

Course content

The positive moves into construction programme has been designed for young people who would like to take a step into a career in construction and would like help in doing this. The programme is designed to give you a greater understanding of the jobs available and what next steps you would need to achieve your ideal role. The programme will include work place visits and work experience in your chosen trade.

The employability qualification is assessed through the completion of workbooks.

All equipment will be provided.

You will study at Hoyland Centre, High Croft, Hoyland, Barnsley, S74 9AF.

Gain a job, move into further education or apprenticeships.

How much does the course cost?

The course is free.

Extra information

For further information please contact our friendly Information Team on +44 (0)1226 216 123 or email

Our Additional Learning Support team can provide you with the support you need. Please contact them on +44 (0)1226 216 769.

Please note we reserve the right to change details without notice. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Foundation Learning: Introduction to the Construction Industry

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